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Posts from June 2019

Exterior of Stonewall Inn

By now, you’ve heard the news that WorldPride is coming to New York State (and the US) for the first time ever! It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and celebrations are being held across the state. Eleven LGBTQ New Yorkers have been selected to act as New York State WorldPride 2019 Ambassadors, which you can learn more about here. We’ve asked the NYS WorldPride Ambassadors about the destinations they love, and for recommendations of what to see and do during your travels throughout New York State. [Answers are condensed and edited for clarity.] 

Ithaca Beer Company

Craft brewing is not only a huge part of New York’s history but an important part of its present as well. Brewers increasingly draw on ingredients, from hops to seasonal fruits, which showcase New York flavor and creativity. Even better, nearly every spot on this list serves delicious beer-compatible local bites to pair with a pint. Read on for 11 of the best brewery experiences across the state. 

A luxury glamping tent on a raised deck in the Adirondack forest at Huttopia
Credit: @coreyoutdoors and @huttopiacanadausa on Instagram

Glamping takes one of life’s simple pleasures—sleeping in the great outdoors—and elevates it with creature comforts and modern conveniences. There’s no tent to set up, no hard rocks underneath your sleeping bag

A view of Niagara Falls showing the white water going over a steep drop

Looking for a getaway that packs in plenty of fun and also happens to be completely wheelchair accessible? Look no further than New York State! From majestic waterfalls to captivating mansions and some of the best displays of modern art in the country, there are lots of things to see and do that are accessible to all.

View of North South Lake and Round Top, Kaaterskill High Peak from Sunset Rock on Escapement trail, North South Lake DEC Campground

Why are the Catskills one of the hottest destinations in the US right now? Stylish resorts, acclaimed farm-to-table restaurants, and country-chic boutiques are the recently added attractions, but the

The Wild Walk tree canopy walk at The Wild Center

Happy (almost) Father’s Day! We appreciate all different types of dads, so instead of one-size-fits-all plans, read on for ideas on where and how to treat the unique dad in your life. From outdoor activities to unique museums, from gardens and restaurants to historical attractions and even spas, find the best way to show Dad you appreciate him.